Two more staff at different Metro locations in Toronto have tested positive for COVID-19, the stores confirmed.
On May 25, an employee at Metro Cloverdale Mall in Etobicoke tested positive. Their last shift was on May 15.
And, on May 22, a staff member at Metro Parkway Mall in Scarborough also tested positive for the virus. They last worked at the stores on May 13 and May 19.
Prior to this diagnosis, the virus had been confirmed in six staff at Metro Parkway Mall, located at 15 Ellesmere Road in Scarborough.
Beyond this store location, multiple employees at Metro stores across Toronto have tested positive for coronavirus over the last several weeks.
To date, three cases have been identified at Vickers Distribution Centre at 25 Vickers Road in Scarborough. Another nine have been reported at the West Mall Distribution Centre, at 170 The West Mall, also in Etobicoke.
Other cases have been identified at Metro Trinity Commons in Brampton, Metro West Queen West in Toronto, and Marche Adonis in Mississauga.
An additional two cases have been reported at Food Basics, a Metro company grocer, at 2900 Ellesmere Road.
According to Metro, a total of 27 employees have tested positive so far.
“We will always contact and follow the guidance of Public Health to ensure the safety of our teammates and customers whenever we are made aware of a confirmed case of COVID-19 in one of our food stores or distribution centres,” reads Metro’s website.
The grocer says its online tracker is continually being updated in an effort to keep the public aware of where cases have been confirmed.